Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
Posts Tagged: Liberal Democrats
You may not agree with his views on gay sex and abortion – or what were his views – but they should not be marginalised as illegitimate.
“To be a political leader…and to live as a committed Christian…has felt impossible for me.” Farron’s resignation statement in full.
He says that this is especially so in “a progressive, liberal party”
Conservative MPs should get wise to Osborne’s attempt to bluff, panic and stampede them into backing Single Market membership – and no proper migration control.
Concluding our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Whilst policy-wonks like to describe the differences in public spending on the old and young as an “injustice”, that’s not how thrifty pensioners see it.
WATCH: Ici Londres – In the Brexit talks, we need politicians who stand up for Britain, not for Brussels, argues Daniel Hannan
It was extraordinary to see British Europhiles taking Juncker’s side against May.
If the SNP do drop below 40 per cent of the vote, as a new poll suggests, the Prime Minister will be quite able to go on saying “not yet”.
Lord Ashcroft: “Sturgeon still keeps banging on about independence”. My general election focus groups from Scotland.
For most of those considering a change of parties, this left one viable option: “I hate to say it, but the Tories.”
For the most part, those in SW1 don’t actually set out to deceive the public. The trouble is – they deceive themselves.
Tory voters on the Devon coast show no sign of being worried by the manifesto muddle, nor is there a Liberal Democrat revival.
Tim Farron has led his party into an electoral cul-de-sac on the EU. He needs a change of course to save his MPs – and his leadership.
Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to go
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?